'''Rudolf Hilferding''' (10 August 1877 – 11 February 1941) was an Austrian-born Marxism|Marxist
economist, leading socialist theorist,
[International Institute of Social History, ''Rodolf Hilferding Papers''. http://www.iisg.nl/archives/en/files/h/10751012.php]
politician and chief theoretician
for the Social Democratic Party of Germany
(SPD) during the Weimar Republic
[William Smaldone|Smaldone, William, ''Rudolf Hilferding and the total state.'', 1994. http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-15867926.html]
almost universally recognized as the SPD's foremost theoretician of his century, and a physician.
[David E. Barclay, Eric D. Weitz, Michael Kreile. ''Between Reform and Revolution: German Socialism and Communism from 1840 to 1990'' https://books.google.com/books?id=hpzno0qNY34C&pg=PA373]
He was born in Vienna
, where he...